[ split-breyn ]
/ ˈsplɪtˈbreɪn /


having, involving, or pertaining to a severed corpus callosum.

Origin of split-brain

First recorded in 1955–60
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Of, relating to, or subjected to surgical separation of the hemispheres of the brain by severing the corpus callosum.
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